Tradewinds Island Resorts are a staple of St. Pete Beach. The resorts are home to 800 guest rooms and suites, 13 food and beverage venues, seven pools, and endless activity options. The property contains an 8,000 square foot pre-conference garden atrium and 10,000 square feet of meeting space. In 2013, part of the property was transformed into the first Guy Harvey outpost in the nation, home to The Sandbox lounge, RumFish grill, and a 33,500-gallon aquarium. Whether a visit is for work or play, this resort has something for everyone.

Tim Bogott, CEO

A veteran of both the real estate and hospitality industries, Bogott previously worked as president and chief operating officer for the South Seas Resorts Company until its sale to MeriStar Hospitality in October 1998. During this period, he was responsible for raising both public and private equity for the acquisition of resort and commercial real estate properties in southwest and central Florida, as well as the day-to-day supervision and operation of those properties.

Bogott currently serves as a director for Academy Prep Center for Education in St. Petersburg, is on the Board of Governors for the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, and is a St. Petersburg Suncoaster. He also serves on the board of the Dali Museum, the Pier Advisory Task Force, as Chairman of the Eckerd College Presidents Associates and is chairman of the budget committee for the Pinellas County Tourist Development Council, which oversees the marketing and public relations efforts of the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Convention & Visitors Bureau.

A native of Sterling, Illinois and a graduate of the University of Colorado, Bogott currently lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Anje, and their two children.